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Created: 2009-06-14 10:55:12
8256614
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reply date: 2009-06-14 10:55:12 last edited on: 2014-06-16 10:12:38


Scams, Phishing Sites, and Address Harvesters to Avoid

:light:Moderator Note: Please check this list before-hand and refrain from posting freebies from any sites or companies on this page. Any posts containing sites, links or freebies list on this page will be removed

This is an organized list of scam, phishing, and address harvesting sites. These websites are mostly all Fraudulent and are known to do some (if not all of the following):

:x: Distribute your private information without your consent

:x: Cause your computer to acquire large amounts of spyware/virus/etc

:x: Not provide a genuine free sample or service

The Wall of Shame:

This list contains a list of bogus freebies that will never arrive. Do Not post freebies from any of these sites please. If you are aware of anymore sites that need to be added, please PM a Moderator with further information.

:sun: 1twofree.com
:sun: angelaledcke.com
:sun: angelaslittlecreations.piczo.com
:sun: bannershack-n-more.piczo.com
:sun: boafnetwork.com
:sun: bobbleheadies.com
:sun: Candlesunlimited.com
:sun: Candlesunlimited2005
:sun: candy-lovers.com
:sun: cleanyourscreen.com
:sun: clearancecrazy.com
:sun: cool-free-samples.com
:sun: dailyhousetips.com
:sun: deliciochocolates.com
:sun: www.deloriane.com/offer/bathroom_cleaner_pinesoloffer.php
:sun: feiyacosmetics.com/exclusive2.htm
:sun: flutterBugs.piczo.com
:sun: foreverlitesandgifts.com
:sun: freebeachball.com
:sun: free-beauty-samples.com
:sun: freebeermug.com
:sun: free-boxers.com
:sun: free-lingerie.com
:sun: free-lipstick.com
:sun: freeperfumesamples.com
:sun: freestressballs.com
:sun: free-thongs.com
:sun: freewebs.com/babyretreat
:sun: freewebs.com/bloominbarnyard
:sun: freewebs.com/ourforevergifts
:sun: feiyacosmetics.com/exclusive2.htm
:sun: flaverco.com Added on 5/31
:sun: goofygiggles.com
:sun: hallmanstailor.com/content/speciality/index.php
:sun: heavenly-recipes.com
:sun: helpudiet.com
:sun: Hermitandfriends.com
:sun: hitechkitchenware.com
:sun: hotexas.com
:sun: holiday-giveaways.com
:sun: IMIBN.com
:sun: kcweb.com
:sun: keyeni.com
:sun: lightbreezespa.com/index.html
:sun: littlethings.myphotoalbum.com
:sun: lose-weight-online.com
:sun: lost-survivors.com
:sun: lowcarbtina.com
:sun: metelle.com/lipbalm.php
:sun: mirthfulchildren.com
:sun: NameSecure.com
:sun: ohshot.com
:sun: Oohlalacafe
:sun: Ourforevergifts.com
:sun: petrix.com/shirt/items.htm
:sun: presidentgriffin.com
:sun: presidentquagmire.com
:sun: presidentsimpson.com/promotion.html
:sun: smithsonelectrical.com/free-usb-christmas-tree.html
:sun: shop/angelaledcke.com
:sun: simplicityshop.biz
:sun: simplicityshop.biz
:sun: squeezeyourstress.com
:sun: sunusb.com
:sun: tallasales.com/en/plush_sample.html
:sun: Unlimitedgiftshop
:sun: usbforfree.com
:sun: winperfume.com
:sun: zip-in.com

Facebook Scams:

With many companies increasing their usage of facebook pages and apps to promote their products and give consumers free samples, offers, discounts and coupons, So is the amount of scam pages. Always be wary and read comments before filling in your info, check it is the official page, and see how new the page is

:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/PrestosPizza - Busted, click for more info
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/pages/Caldarellas-Restaurant-Supply/436784499700171?sk=app_128953167177144
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/advanceae
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/pages/Cooks-Corner/219628878167082
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/ilcuorewines/app_208195102528120
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/pages/Lemon-Bliss/516778261672239
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/westcoastnutritionshop
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/pages/Aroma-Paradise/486486488046535
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/BlackrockManufacturingSolutions
:kingvegeta25: facebook.com/pages/Independent-Whiskey-Association/624025670941047?sk=app_128953167177144&app_data

Offers from the following companies:

:moon: Schlund+Partner AG
:moon: Oneandone
:moon: 1and1

Examples of their Scam offers:

:dave7x7: 20-25$ Gift Cards from Wal-mart, Kroger, 7-eleven
:dave7x7: Sample of Clorox Toilet Cleaner
:dave7x7: Bottle of X14 Bathroom Cleaner
:dave7x7: N.A. Whair Gift Basket
:dave7x7: LimeLine Free Apron
:dave7x7: Free Sample of Garnier Fructus Shampoo: Sleek and Shine 5 fl oz.
:dave7x7: Free Godiva Truffles
:dave7x7: Petrix T-Shirts

Advice on Avoiding, Preventing and Protecting yourself from these scams:

:lifesaver:How to spot them
:lifesaver:6 Ways to Avoid Fake Freebies
:lifesaver:Avoiding Viruses and Scams
:lifesaver:AVG Antivirus Security (Free Trials available)
:lifesaver:Additional Tips

And remember, use your COMMON SENSE! If it's too good to be true, then it probably is!

Updated by Shelbinator June 2014
razzberry5594
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reply date: 2009-06-14 10:56:34


hmmmmmmm thanks for the list *(although ive neer ever heard of any of these sites lol)
Closing in on platinum :)
BlackBeer
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reply date: 2009-06-14 10:57:01


Ya, please sticky, this was very helpful and I'll check it from time to time.
Need easy offers to do? http://www.points2shop.com/forum/topic/14418/msg/Topic-added/
Lukledinio
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reply date: 2009-06-14 10:57:19


You make that list yourself? lol
8256614
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reply date: 2009-06-14 10:57:34


hmmmmmmm thanks for the list *(although ive neer ever heard of any of these sites lol)
razzberry5594


usbforfree.com. This site has been posted in this forum three times.
A user actually warned us on the second one.

You make that list yourself? lol
Lukledinio

This list actually can be found on many sites. xD
lol @ copy n' paste.

I quoted it because yeah, I didn't write it.
Everything that isn't quote was typed by me. :/
Nate101
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reply date: 2009-06-14 11:12:39


darn free-thongs.com is on there :( i got my hopes up for nothing. But ya, good list, thank you for this, hopefully will keep people more aware of the dangers of the internet. Shame people have to ruin the internet for everyone else though just because they feel insecure.
8256614
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reply date: 2009-06-14 11:14:09


darn free-thongs.com is on there i got my hopes up for nothing. But ya, good list, thank you for this, hopefully will keep people more aware of the dangers of the internet. Shame people have to ruin the internet for everyone else though just because they feel insecure.
Nate101
....lol Free thongs...? ...not even gonna ask.... lol
fatboyjr
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reply date: 2009-06-15 15:05:36


yea i dont think ive ever visited these sites anyways
gedney
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reply date: 2009-06-16 08:12:21


that is some list you got there maybe you should inform the site owners about them send in a ticket and see what they say as it may be a big help to people
8256614
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reply date: 2009-06-27 23:16:30


that is some list you got there maybe you should inform the site owners about them send in a ticket and see what they say as it may be a big help to people
gedney
Eh maybe. I'd have to make a few adjustments and look for a few more sites before doing so. Nice suggestion.

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